Join Us!

Becoming a VWS member means joining with benefits. You’re joining a highly esteemed group of artists and getting lots of opportunities to learn through workshops, shows, and more. Oh, and there’s the 3-day workshop taught by a nationally known artist during our Annual Exhibition! Current Virginia Watercolor Society members are welcome to enter the Annual Exhibition.

Simply put, VWS Membership is not about what it costs, but what it pays! The process is simple.

Check out these additional VWS benefits:

  • Our website actively updated with all VWS news, upcoming events, artist opportunities
  • Waterlogue newsletter
  • Reduced rates for acclaimed guest artist workshops, PLUS an invitation to attend annual juried exhibition and meeting
  • A prospectus & color catalog of the art in each year’s Annual Exhibition, PLUS a current membership list
  • Satisfaction in knowing you’re supporting art in VA by belonging to the oldest art society devoted to the art of watercolor in the Commonwealth!

Note: The VWS operates on a calendar year. Membership renewals are due by January 31st, and dues must be paid prior to the exhibition entry deadline. Artists must be a current member of VWS to apply to be juried for possible participation in the Annual Exhibition.

Learn How to Apply for or Renew Your membership

"The earth without art is just eh."


Members Shari Boyle and MaryLoud Andrews during a workshop in Richmond